Week of Sept. 18 – Sept. 22

 Monday:

    • Warm Up: Independent Reading
    • Opening: Unit 1 & 2 Vocabulary Quiz
    • Work Session –
      • Instruction (I do): Review TP-CASTT Analysis
      • Guided Practice (We do): Complete TP-CASTT on “Fire & Ice” (p.104)
      • Independent Practice (You do): Answer questions 3-5 (p. 104, 105) & complete TP-CASTT
    • Closing: Check your understanding (p. 105) – Complete sentence frame

**Time permitting, we will begin Tuesday’s lesson**

 

  • Tuesday:
    • Warm Up: Common Assessment 4 (Constructed Response)
    • Opening: Think-Pair-Share: What effect does the writer achieve by using specific sentence types and patterns (syntax)?
    • Work Session –
      • Instruction (I do): Mini Lesson on Irony & Story Preview (p. 106)
      • Guided Practice (We do): Read and annotate “The Gift of the Magi” (p. 107 – 110)
      • Independent Practice (You do): Text Dependent Questions (p. 111)
    • Closing: Go over Text Dependent Questions

 

  • Wednesday:
    • Warm Up: Independent Reading
    • Opening: Quick Write: In a complete sentence, write a possible theme for “The Gift of the Magi”
    • Work Session –
      • Instruction (I do):
        • Mini Lesson to Opener: Determining Theme (allow them to rework their theme sentence)
        • Introduce the SIFT Strategy (p. 112)
      • Guided Practice (We do):
        • Apply Sift Strategy to “The Gift of the Magi” (p. 113)
        • Language Checkpoint: Using Punctuation within Sentences (p. 115)
      • Independent Practice (You do):
        • Complete SIFT Chart for “The Gift of the Magi”
        • Language Checkpoint: Questions 1 – 4 & Practice (pp. 115, 116)
      • Closing: Complete Language Checkpoint

 

  • Thursday:
    • Warm Up: Independent Reading
    • Opening: Quick Write: How do authors and speakers persuade and influence an audience? (2-3 complete sentences)
    • Work Session –
      • Instruction (I do):
        • Preview Embedded Assessment 2 (Argumentative Essay)
        • Introduce relevant terms (claim, counterclaim, etc.)
      • Guided Practice (We do):
        • Unpacking Embedded Assessment 2 (Argumentative Essay)
        • View Presentation “Why Go?” and complete chart (p. 65)
        • Building an Argument & Questions 1-4 (pp. 66 – 67)
      • Independent Practice (You do):

Check your understanding (p. 68)

  • Closing: See independent practice

 

  • Friday:
    • Warm Up: Independent Reading & Log
    • Opening: Quick Write: Why are ethos, pathos and logos effective?
    • Work Session –
      • Instruction (I do):
        • Lesson on Rhetorical Appeals
      • Guided Practice (We do):
        • Role Play – create effective arguments using ethos, logos & pathos
        • Listen, read & annotate President Barack Obama’s Speech (pp. 70 – 74)
      • Independent Practice (You do):
        • Text Dependent Questions 1 – 7 (pp.74, 75)

Closing:  Working From the Text (p. 75)

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